3M Company

3M is a global science-based technology company, developing products that improve people’s daily lives in a multitude of ways.

3M’s science can be found everywhere. It’s changing how industry works by contributing to power, communications and electronics, and protecting people, environments and information – helping to make our world safer, more efficient and more productive.

We invest heavily in research and development. One third of our sales come from products that didn’t exist five years ago, stretching towards our vision of advancing every company, enhancing every home and improving every life.

We’re committed to doing business the right way and proud of our reputation for integrity built since we were founded more than 100 years ago. We are regularly included on lists of the world’s most admired, most respected and most ethical companies.

3M Divisions:

Safety & Graphics:

Respiratory-, Hearing-, Eye-, Head and Face-, Welding-, Fall-Protection, Protective Apparel


Abrasive Systems, Tapes and Adhesives

The 3M Company at a glance

  • 91.000 employees
  • Operations in 70 countries globally
  • Plants in 37 countries
  • Sales of 31 Billion USD
  • 113.000 patents
  • One of 30 companies on the Dow Jones Industrial Index


3 M

Boulevard de l’Oise

F-95006 Cergy-Pontoise Cedex